April


Park Naming

seattleweekly.com, April 4, 2018
One way or another, Bothell’s new 89-acre park will recognize the area’s history. Also supporting the fishy name was University of Washington Bothell professor Jeff Jensen. He is leading the charge to save kokanee in nearby Lake Washington.

Bothell campus corporation yard design-build services

djc.com, April 4, 2018
Scope: Provide design-build services for an engineered metal building and outdoor storage area located on the joint University of Washington Bothell Campus (UWB) and Cascadia College to serve as a central shipping, receiving, and maintenance facility.

New Self-driving Tricycle Developed

coherentnews.com, April 4, 2018
A team at the University of Washington Bothell (UWB) developed a small autonomous vehicle, as an inexpensive alternative to an autonomous car.

CNISS Students Test Skills at Cyber Defense Competition

thesubtimes.com, April 3, 2018
While many students spend Spring Break relaxing and enjoying a break from their studies, eight Clover Park Technical College Computer Networking & Information Systems Security students put their learning to the test at the Pacific Rim Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. The top three teams were University of Washington-Seattle, Western Washington University and UW-Bothell.

Miss HomeStreet Announces First Woman Crew Chief in Modern Hydroplane Racing History

businesswire.com, April 3, 2018
Today, the Miss HomeStreet hydroplane team announced Cindy Shirley as the new Crew Chief, becoming the first woman to ever hold the leadership position on a championship-level team in the turbine-era (or modern era) of professional hydroplane racing. Shirley is director of the University of Washington Bothell Office of Research.

Reader Reactions | Satellite Campuses to design mascots

dailyevergreen.com, April 3, 2018
Readers react to sister campuses creating their own mascot. UW is still Huskies at UW Bothell, but they have a girl Husky mascot for their branch.

Nursing hosts collaborative intl online learning session with University of Washington

ust.edu.ph, April 3, 2018
The very first Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) in University of Santo Tomas (UST) was conducted last March 25, 2018 to May 10, 2018 between University of Washington (Bothell) USA and UST College of Nursing.

Bothell’s largest park is open to visitors and name ideas

heraldnet.com, April 2, 2018
BOTHELL — One way or another, Bothell’s new 89-acre park will recognize the area’s history. Also supporting the fishy name was University of Washington Bothell professor Jeff Jensen. He is leading the charge to save the fish species in nearby Lake Washington.

Kurashige is president of ASA

nwasianweekly.com, April 2, 2018
University of Washington (UW) Bothell Professor Scott Kurashige has been elected president of the American Studies Association (ASA).

Robin Lake to LAUSD: Stop searching for the next superhero — hand your schools the cape

laschoolreport.com, April 2, 2018
For the fifth time in the past 10 years, LAUSD is searching for a new superintendent. By Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education as well as affiliate faculty at the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell.


March


Children Who Fail at School but Succeed at Life: Lessons From Lives Well-Lived

tcrecord.org, March 29, 2018
“Children Who Fail at School but Succeed at Life: Lessons From Lives Well-Lived” reviewed by Antony T. Smith of the School of Educational Studies at the University of Washington Bothell.

Facing climate change’s emotional impact

columbian.com, March 27, 2018
BOTHELL — When she first started learning about climate change from one of her elders, Fawn Sharp was invited on a helicopter flight over the Olympic Mountains to survey the Mount Anderson glacier. And that gave Jennifer Wren Atkinson, a full-time lecturer in the UW Bothell’s School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, an idea for a class.

Crowdfunding medical care: What does its rise say about Australia's health system?

abc.net.au, March 26, 2018
In the United States, online crowdfunding has been called the "sad, dark future of healthcare." Audio includes Nora Kenworthy, assistant professor, School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Washington Bothell.

Are 4 Day Weeks the Answer to Problems Facing America's School Districts?

yahoo.com, March 25, 2018
As funding questions persist and states face the possibility of West Virginia-style teacher strikes, more school districts across the country are asking whether changing to a four-day week could answer a number of their problems - or even prove beneficial to students. Traditionally, financial desperation had led school districts to make the change to a four-day week, Georgia Heyward, a research analyst with the Center on Reinventing Public Education told Newsweek, but its research suggested that other factors were becoming more central. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

The ‘Silver Tsunami’ and Washington’s skilled worker gap

thelens.news, March 23, 2018
As the older generation of workers is aging out of skilled jobs, what some refer to as the “Silver Tsunami”, many open positions are being created across Washington state. Another problem is colleges turning away students in high-demand fields due to a lack of space, such as at the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia Community College.

Apple's 'field trip' event aims iPad at Chromebook territory

cnet.com, March 23, 2018
Five years ago, Apple appeared to own the education market. "There really is an explosion of interest in the ways tech can help teachers," said Robin Lake, director of the Center for Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington, a nonpartisan research and policy analysis organization tasked with looking at ways to personalize learning for students. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Black holes and beer

heraldnet.com, March 22, 2018
Astrophysicist Joey Shapiro Key, an assistant professor at the University of Washington Bothell’s School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, will discuss “LIGO, Black Holes and Our New View of the Universe,” 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hayne’s Hall at McMenamins Anderson School pub, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell.

‘Black Holes and Our New View of the Universe’

bothell-reporter.com, March 22, 2018
UW Bothell hosts a Pub Night talk at McMenamins that will feature astrophysicist Joey Shapiro Key.

In Cities With Lots of School Choice, Black Students Have Longer Commutes

edweek.org, March 21, 2018
In cities that have embraced school choice policies—be it charter schools, private school vouchers, or even just allowing students to attend any district school they choose—black students travel further to school than their white and Hispanic counterparts. Getting information on school quality and navigating a profusion of different school applications and due dates also create barriers for families when choosing a school—especially for parents with less income, less education, and children with disabilities, according to ongoing research by the Center on Reinventing Public Education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

UW Professor: Facebook data breach a wake-up call to users

komonews.com, March 20, 2018
SEATTLE – A University of Washington professor who studies cybersecurity issues said the Facebook data breach involving Cambridge Analytica should encourage also social media users to reconsider what they might be offering up in their online profiles. Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, Ph.D., said it is a new kind of surveillance we face in the digital age. Endicott-Popovsky is executive director of the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at the University of Washington Bothell.

INSPIRE STEM FESTIVAL, UW BOTHELL

nwnews.com, March 20, 2018
Science fun for middle-school students March 24 at UW Bothell.

UW Bothell Pub Night Talk at McMenamins: Black Holes and Our New View of the Universe

shorelineareanews.com, March 20, 2018
Astrophysicist Joey Shapiro Key, assistant professor, School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at the University of Washington Bothell will be the presenter at Pub Night Tuesday.

Law thwarts public schools’ effort to exclude vendors who work with charter schools

texasmonitor.org, March 20, 2018
Public school districts earlier this year sought to exclude vendors from contracts based on a company’s work for charter schools, according to emails and documents obtained by The Texas Monitor. “No matter what, these districts need to be good stewards of resources, so you want to find the best provider to ensure value,” said Sean Gill, a research analyst at the University of Washington’s Center on Reinventing Public Education, a research group that supports school choice both within and outside the public model. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

What’s wrong with Seattle’s startup scene? Despite top talent, a lack of venture capital stunts growth

geekwire.com, March 16, 2018
After nine years of building a robust cloud services business with thousands of customers, Geeman Yip was ready to raise venture capital. The dearth of regional investment options for entrepreneurs is one of the major findings in the annual Seattle Tech Ecosystem Report, a new study from the University of Washington-Bothell School of Business and iInnovate Network.

Climate change education with an emotional wallop

thestar.com, March 16, 2018
University of Washington Bothell professor Jennifer Wren Atkinson, gleaning from Indigenous tribes and climate scientists, has developed a course to help students “develop the personal resources” to limit climate change — and not give in to despair or denial.

Beer, wine, spirits: Where to grab a drink in Snohomish County

Heraldnet.com, March 16, 2018
Bothell Block Party and Brewfest: The Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce and UW Bothell team up to put on this annual brewfest from 3 to 8 p.m. May 19 in downtown Bothell.

UW Bothell class helps students face emotional impact of a warming planet

swtimes.com, March 16, 2018
When she first started learning about climate change from one of her elders, Fawn Sharp was invited on a helicopter flight over the Olympic Mountains to survey the Mount Anderson glacier. Loss is a growing issue for people working and living on the front lines of climate change. And that gave Jennifer Wren Atkinson, a full-time lecturer in the UW Bothell’s School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, an idea for a class.

Is the Western U.S. Snowpack Declining "Dramatically"?

cliffmass.blogspot.com, March 15, 2018
Last week a paper (Mote et al., 2018) was published in the journal Climate and Atmospheric Science claiming "dramatic" declines in western U.S snowpack (you can access it here). They unnecessarily scare people and make them anxious, an increasing problem (two days ago the Seattle Times had a front page article about a UW Bothell class dealing with dealing with anxiety about climate change).

Giving to Individuals Rather Than Organizations

philanthropydaily.com, March 15, 2018
In the 20th century, when charity evolved into philanthropy, one of the casualties was that grants shifted away from individuals and towards groups. One study from a team led by University of Washington (Bothell) professor Nora Kenworthy looked at 200 GoFundMe campaigns and found that nine out of ten didn’t meet their fundraising goals.

Film series educates locals on marine wildlife

bothell-reporter.com, March 15, 2018
Multiple local marine resource organizations are collaborating to produce a film series that aims to foster conversations on conservation at local colleges. The film series includes screenings at the University of Washington Bothell and intends to educate locals on the Puget Sound marine environment and the global marine environment.

Impact of a trade war

criticalmention.com, March 14, 2018
Q13 interviews Stephen Holland, a professor of business administration at UW Bothell, about the potential impact a trade war would have on the state of Washington.

New class at UW Bothell on dealing with the impacts of climate change

criticalmention.com, March 14, 2018
KOMO Radio reports a popular new class on climate change at the University of Washington Bothell tackles the emotional dimensions of a warming planet, helping students develop personal resources to deal with a lifetime of witnessing environmental losses.

Feeling it: UW Bothell class helps students face emotional impact of a warming planet

seattletimes.com, March 13, 2018
A popular new class on climate change at the University of Washington Bothell tackles the emotional dimensions of a warming planet, helping students develop personal resources to deal with a lifetime of witnessing environmental losses.

Trump's education secretary has stumbled through a series of high-profile interviews, struggling to explain her own department's policies

businessinsider.com, March 12, 2018
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos stumbled through a series of high-profile television interviews, in which she appeared unable to explain or defend several of her department's key policies and admitted that she has never "intentionally visited" the underperforming public schools of which she has been so critical. "Inept/offensive answers on struggling district schools, disproportionate discipline, guns, and school choice," Robin Lake, director of the non-partisan Center on Reinventing Public Education, tweeted. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

What do parents need to know when choosing a school — LAUSD considers what information to include as it refines its unified enrollment system

laschoolreport.com, March 12, 2018
When parents are choosing a school for their children, what do they need to know and how can they best compare schools? Denver also built more tools into its system so parents could narrow their searches, such as for schools with strong special education programs or STEM or arts offerings, said Betheny Gross, research director at the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell who has studied common enrollment systems nationwide.

Kristy Leissle: lecturer and chocolate expert

geographical.co.uk, March 12, 2018
Kristy Leissle is a scholar of the global cocoa and chocolate industries. She is a lecturer at the University of Washington Bothell, where she teaches Global Studies. Her new book, “Cocoa,” is out now.

Some Oklahoma teachers say a shorter work week makes up for low pay

educationdive.com, March 12, 2018
Districts typically cut back to four-day weeks to save money on expenses, such as transportation, energy and hourly employees. In a commentary last year, Paul Hill, founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) at the University of Washington, warned against jumping on the four-day “bandwagon,” in spite of how popular it might be with teachers., The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Northshore Senior Center to host gardening event

bothell-reporter.com, March 11, 2018
Marshall Leroy, a graduate of the UW Bothell’s environmental studies program, will be leading a gardening event at 10:15 a.m. at the Northshore Senior Center.

Report Calls for Pressuring School Districts to Turn Over School Sites to Charter Groups

oaklandpost.org, March 10, 2018
A recent report produced by a pro-charter school policy organization says that the continued rapid expansion of charter schools in the Bay Area, including Oakland, has been significantly undercut by the shortage of affordable facilities in a region notorious for out-of-control real estate prices. The 25-page report, “The Slowdown in Bay Area Charter School Growth: Causes and Solutions,” was released in January by Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE). The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

As Ramadan approaches, senators pass religious accommodation bill

dailyuw.com, March 9, 2018
At the last ASUW Student Senate meeting Tuesday, March 6, senator BJ Dondoyano introduced a bill calling for accommodations for religious students. Dondoyano was inspired to draft this bill after reading about UW Bothell professors who rescheduled exams after sunset for their Muslim students during Ramadan.

What is the biggest challenge facing women today?

stateofnatureblog.com, March 8, 2018
This month, to mark International Women’s Day on March 8th, we asked a number of women academics: What is the biggest challenge facing women today? My first thought to the question, ‘What is the biggest challenge facing women today?’ was, ‘which women?’ By Julie Shayne, UW Bothell faculty.

The Awful Plight of Washington D.C. Schools Reveals the Failure of Portfolio-Style Reform

sandiegofreepress.org, March 8, 2018
Washington D.C. schools are classified as a portfolio district by the Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE). The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

NEPC Review: Unlocking Potential: How Political Skill Can Maximize Superintendent Effectiveness (Center for Reinventing Public Education, January 2018)

nepc.colorado.edu, March 2018
William J. Mathis of University of Colorado Boulder reviews report on school superintendents from the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

STUDENT OF THE MONTH - FEBRUARY 2018

nwnews.com, March 6, 2018
The Woodinville Chamber was pleased to honor our February 2018 Student of the Month, sponsored by the Mathnasium Woodinville, with Trish Evans, Center Director. This month’s featured student was Dominick Juarez, a Junior at University of Washington Bothell.

Meet The Interns! 2018 Edition

sweeneyconrad.com, March 5, 2018
Sweeney Conrad hires tax interns who are absolutely essential to our busy season success. Josie Parkhurst: Josie will be graduating from University of Washington’s Bothell campus in June of this year.

Ex-NSA Cyber Expert: Let Industry Lead on Grid Defense

rtoinsider.com, March 4, 2018
FERC needs to stop issuing new cybersecurity standards in order to allow the electric industry to develop innovative defenses to vulnerable industrial control systems — and the National Guard should be ready to respond if an attack succeeds, witnesses told the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Thursday. Such an event would call for the National Guard, said Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, executive director of the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at the University of Washington Bothell.

Conquering Attention Residue

clomedia.com, March 2, 2018
In a workday jam-packed with communications and a glut of information, it’s easy to get bogged down, interrupted and downright distracted. Recent research by Sophie Leroy, an assistant professor in the UW Bothell School of Business, reveals that interruptions throughout the day — like meetings or an ever-pinging inbox — may be shattering employees’ ability to focus and ultimately hurting their performance.

Awful Plight of the Washington D.C. Schools

tultican.com, March 2, 2018
Washington D.C. schools are classified as a portfolio district by the Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE). CRPE is the Bill Gates funded think tank on the campus of the University of Washington Bothell whose primary function is to promote portfolio district governance.

pecial film showings around Snohomish County

heraldnet.com, March 1, 2018
Marine movies: Learn more about Puget Sound and global marine environment through the Our Coast Community Film Series. See “Return of the River” 7 to 9 p.m. March 1 at University of Washington-Bothell, North Creek Events Center.


February


Chicago Sticks to Portfolio School Reform Despite All the Evidence that It Isn’t Working

janresseger.wordpress.com, Feb. 28, 2018
Inertia is a scientific term from physics: something in motion will stay in motion unless some kind of external force changes its speed or trajectory. The academic outfit that promotes portfolio school reform is the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) at the University of Washington Bothell.

Will Indianapolis change its magnet admission rules to keep siblings together?

chalkbeat.org, Feb. 28, 2018
With two daughters enrolled, Jennifer Anderson and her husband knew they loved the community at School 27. As cities across the country move to common enrollment, they encounter similar issues, said Betheny Gross, a researcher with the Center for Reinventing Public Education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

WSP picked for Seattle bus rapid transit

theconstructionindex.co.uk, Feb. 28, 2018
The WSP consultancy contract for the I-405 BRT project follows approval earlier this month for consultancy work on another BRT scheme, the SR 522. The project includes nine stations with additional parking at Lake Forest Park, Kenmore and Bothell; and an expanded transit centre at UW Bothell.

Some Yakima Valley businesses are thinking inside the box

yakimaherald.com, Feb. 26, 2018
When Kent Waliser, director of vineyard operations for Sagemoor Vineyards, is in Seattle, he asks people if they’ve visited Eastern Washington. The draw of these boxes is the blend of convenient online shopping with the thrill of discovery shoppers enjoy when browsing in a traditional retail store, said Sandeep Krishnamurthy, dean of School of Business at the University of Washington-Bothell.

4 Ways Philadelphia Can Keep Its Schools Moving in the Right Direction as District Prepares to Retake Local Control

the74million.org, Feb. 25, 2018
The nominating panel charged with selecting candidates for Philadelphia’s new nine-member school board has received its last application. By Georgia Heyward, a research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.

Distracted by interruptions? Science offers tips for focusing

cbc.ca, Feb. 25, 2018
It's the bane of workplace productivity: interruptions. Sophie Leroy thinks we can get better at managing interruptions. She's an assistant professor at the University of Washington Bothell, School of Business, where she studies attention.

The hidden costs of crowdfunding medical care

abc.net.au, Feb, 24, 2018
In the United States online crowdfunding has been called the "sad, dark future of healthcare." "The idea of a brave child … or the male breadwinner who has been struck down by an early onset case of cancer — these are dominant tropes," Nora Kenworthy, an assistant professor at the University of Washington Bothell, said.

Have a 'ready to resume' plan when switching tasks

criticalmention.com, Feb. 23, 2018
Sophie Leroy, UW Bothell assistant professor of business, is interviewed on KOMO Radio about her research on efficient multitasking.

How KIPP’s observers and allies are reacting to co-founder Mike Feinberg’s firing

chalkbeat.org, Feb. 23, 2018
A day after one of the education reform movement’s most prominent figures was fired, his colleagues are grappling with their shock over the allegations that led to his termination and with what the news might mean for the schools he founded and the movement as a whole. Robin Lake of the Center for Reinventing Public Education, which is generally supportive of charters: “I really don’t think of this as a charter schools issue. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

How KIPP’s observers and allies are reacting to co-founder Mike Feinberg’s firing

chalkbeat.org, Feb. 23, 2018
A day after one of the education reform movement’s most prominent figures was fired, his colleagues are grappling with their shock over the allegations that led to his termination and with what the news might mean for the schools he founded and the movement as a whole. Quotes Robin Lake of the Center for Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.

Education advocates work to increase teacher diversity in Edmonds | Guest View

edmondsbeacon.villagesoup.com, Feb. 23, 2018
The Feb. 8 Edmonds Beacon article titled “Helping to solve the educational diversity gap” highlights the struggle many districts face, including Edmonds, to recruit, retain and support teachers of color. The Edmonds School District, in partnership with Edmonds Community College, Hazel Miller Foundation and UW Bothell, began a serious commitment to increase and support more teachers of color.

Pub Night Talk at McMenamins: Early history of blacks in King County

shorelineareanews.com, Feb. 23, 2018
Historian Quintard Taylor, UW professor emeritus will speak on “Seeking Freedom in the Pacific Northwest: The Early History of Blacks in Seattle and King County," at a Pub Night Talk cosponsored by the University of Washington Bothell and McMenamins Tuesday Feb. 27 at 7 p.m.

A home away from home for Pacific Islander students at the Burke Museum

iexaminer.org, Feb. 23, 2018
When she’s in the back rooms of the Burke Museum, Randizia Crisostomo enjoys spending time with artifacts from the Pacific Islands. Crisostomo, the museum’s community outreach coordinator for Oceania and Asia, is a graduate student at the University of Washington Bothell.

Study finds social tags highly accurate, reliable among consumer perception metrics

phys.org, Feb. 23, 2018
Consumers are rarely far from their phones, which makes it easy for them to share their experiences on platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Yelp. They are a powerful new tool for assessing consumer perceptions of products and brands, Smith School professors P.K. Kannan and Yogesh Joshi report in their study, "Harvesting Brand Information from Social Tags," published recently in the Journal of Marketing with co-author Hyoryung Nam of the University of Washington Bothell.

UW remembers Japanese incarceration

dailyuw.com, Feb. 22, 2018
The UW Japanese Student Association, Asian Student Commission, and Middle Eastern Student Commission held a day of remembrance at the Intellectual House on Wednesday to commemorate the detainment of thousands of Japanese-Americans by the U.S. government during World War II. “Over 30,000 Japanese-Americans served in World War II,” said Scott Kurashige, a professor of history at UW Bothell.

Free movies focus on local waters

heraldnet.com, Feb. 22, 2018
Learn more about Puget Sound and the global marine environment through a free “Our Coast” film series, offered by the Snohomish County Marine Resources Committee on various nights through April. 7-9 p.m. March 1 in the North Creek Events Center at the University of Washington Bothell, 18115 Campus Way NE.

A better way to deal with those constant interruptions

nbcnews.com, Feb. 21, 2018
Life, especially at the office, is just one distraction after another. It’s not uncommon for office workers to be interrupted as much as every three to 11 minutes, studies show. “Interruptions are very difficult for the brain to execute, in part because we have a fundamental need for completion,” said Sophie Leroy, an associate professor at the University of Washington Bothell’s School of Business.

As the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools turns 10, a new report shows this unique turnaround model is driving big gains at struggling campuses

laschoolreport.com, Feb. 21, 2018
Maria Ruiz worried about her three sons’ education in Boyle Heights, a low-income Los Angeles neighborhood where she felt the public schools were dangerous and neglected. Another educational research organization, the Center on Reinventing Public Education, published a study in October on the partnership model after discovering a sudden proliferation of this type of in-district school turnaround model in 10 cities throughout the country. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

What is transformational leadership? A model for motivating innovation

cio.com.au, Feb. 21, 2018
Transformational leadership is a leadership style in which leaders encourage, inspire and motivate employees to innovate and create change that will help grow and shape the future success of the company. List of universities with program includes University of Washington: Bothell School of Business Transformational Leadership Development Programs.

UW Bothell seminar aims to help students cope with climate change concerns

bothell-reporter.com, Feb. 20, 2018
After hearing environmental studies students say they wanted to change majors because pursuing an ecological career seemed too “depressing,” University of Washington Bothell lecturer Jennifer Atkinson decided it was time to start a new kind of environmental class.

Do More, Be More

425business.com, Feb. 19, 2018
When it comes to education, there generally are three types of people: those who don’t go to college, those who do and obtain an undergraduate degree for their own edification or at the behest of Mom and Dad, and those who are never satisfied with the status quo and revisit the collegiate world throughout their working years. Susan Jeffords, vice chancellor for academic affairs at UW Bothell, said teaching master’s degree students who actively choose to be in the classroom is one of the best experiences an educator can have.

Weisberg & Campbell: 3 Ways Charter Schools Can Make Sure They Recruit, Hire, and Retain the Teachers They Need

the74million.org, Feb. 19, 2018
Summer vacation may still be months away, but school leaders across the country are already gearing up to hire teachers for the next school year. In a recent analysis of 18 high-choice cities, the University of Washington Bothell’s Center on Reinventing Public Education found that school districts often did not collect detailed enough data about teacher vacancies and shortage areas to create clear hiring and retention strategies — but the charter sector was in even worse shape.

Top Producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars and Students, 2017-18

chronicle.com, Feb. 18, 2018
Three research universities had 10 or more Fulbright scholars in the 2017-18 academic year, and 13 research universities and two bachelor's institutions had 20 or more students who were awarded Fulbright grants. University of Washington Bothell is listed among the top master’s institutions with three awards.

7 African-Americans honored for ‘2018 Strong Men & Strong Women in Virginia History’

richmondfreepress.com, Feb. 17, 2018
Seven outstanding African-American leaders were celebrated during the sixth annual “Strong Men & Women in Virginia History” awards program Feb. 7 at a Downtown hotel. Warren Wesley Buck III of Hampton, a physicist and educator, is a former chancellor of the University of Washington Bothell.

Human feces found in locker of UW Bothell building | Bothell blotter Jan. 30-Feb. 4

bothell-reporter.com, Feb. 15, 2018
Wednesday, Jan. 31 Suspicious circumstances: A male subject reported that human feces had been found in a locker in the “reflection area” of a building on the campus of UW Bothell primarily utilized for prayer by Muslim students.

Months of Searching Still Hasn’t Found New Schools Chancellor

nytimes.com, Feb. 14, 2018
It is arguably the highest-profile job in elementary and secondary education: chancellor of the New York City school system, with its 1.1 million students and $31 billion annual budget. Paul Hill, a professor at the University of Washington Bothell and the founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, said that there was a cyclical nature to the leadership of school systems, where the aggressive innovations of an outsider like Mr. Klein lead to demands for “an insider, somebody that educators identify with,” like Ms. Fariña, who had been a teacher and principal in New York.

Feb. 22 UT Honors Symposium to Explore Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era

ut.edu, Feb. 13, 2018
On Thursday, Feb. 22, Dan Berger, who is an associate professor of comparative ethnic studies and U.S. history at The University of Washington Bothell, will discuss "Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era" as part of The University of Tampa's Honors Program symposia series.

Inside The Virtual Schools Lobby: 'I Trust Parents'

wuwm.com, Feb. 13, 2018
A free day at the aquarium! For Marcey Morse, a mother of two, it sounded pretty good. They found that, with slight variations across states and types of students, those who enrolled in virtual schools were falling far behind. Those students "were losing the equivalent of something like 70 days of reading and 180 days of math," says Robin Lake, the director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell, who oversaw the studies.

Inside The Virtual Schools Lobby: 'I Trust Parents'

kuow.org, Feb. 13, 2018
A free day at the aquarium! For Marcey Morse, a mother of two, it sounded pretty good. Students who enrolled in virtual schools were falling far behind. Those students "were losing the equivalent of something like 70 days of reading and 180 days of math," says Robin Lake, the director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell, who oversaw the studies.

The Cost of Personalized Learning? Six Figures, Then Status Quo

edweek.org, Feb. 13, 2018
Shifting to a personalized-learning model requires that schools make a six-figure upfront investment, more than 40 percent of which is likely to go to technology, according to a new analysis of six "breakthrough" Chicago district and charter schools. One barrier to change: principals lacked the flexibility to create new career pathways and compensation schedules for teachers moving into leadership roles. The findings broadly mirror the results of a similar analysis undertaken in 2016 by the Center on Reinventing Public Education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Stay on task with a plan for productivity - New Day Northwest

king5.com, Feb. 13, 2018
Stay on task and plan for productivity with a "ready-to-resume" plan, a concept researched by Dr. Sophie Leroy, assistant professor in the UW Bothell School of Business.

Why crowdfunding can’t fill gaps in United States health care system

blogarama.com, Feb. 12, 2018
After her daughter was born, Fisher thought the worst was over. “This is something we see as a canary in a coal mine,” said Lauren Berliner, co-author of a 2017 University of Washington Bothell study that looked at inequalities in medical crowdfunding.

'A tiny Band-Aid on a gaping wound': Why crowdfunding can't fill gaps in U.S. health care

cbc.ca, Feb. 12, 2018
Erin Fisher's problems began in 2016, when she was pregnant with her second daughter. "This is something we see as a canary in a coal mine," said Lauren Berliner, co-author of a 2017 University of Washington Bothell study that looked at inequalities in medical crowdfunding.

UW Bothell campus corporation yard design-build services - Advance notice

djc.com, Feb. 12, 2018
Scope: Design and build the UW Bothell campus corporation yard on the Chase House site.

Detroit Superintendent Nikolai Vitti aims big, says "Our kids can achieve at high levels"

freep.com, Feb. 12, 2018
The Detroit school board has approved an ambitious agenda for the next five years that calls for raising reading proficiency among third graders. Given the district's history and challenges, the need to rebuild trust among families and the need to increase enrollment, there's a risk to over-promising and under-delivering, said Ashley Jochim, senior research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education in Seattle. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Wanted: Cybersecurity professionals to protect data

newyork.crains.com, Feb. 10, 2018
These days, hacked is considered a four-letter word for most organizations. Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, executive director of the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at the University of Washington Bothell, estimates there are two jobs in the state for every one person employed in cybersecurity.

Inspiring college students highlighted

heraldnet.com, Feb. 10, 2018
The Washington State Association of College Trustees on Jan. 22 honored 34 community and technical college students as 2018 Transforming Lives award winners. LaShanata Sealy, a former high school dropout and former addict who took adult basic education classes and earned her GED from Cascadia College. She now heads to the University of Washington Bothell to study health.

Women in leadership: 5 skills that empower women in the workplace

seattletimes.com, Feb. 9, 2018
Women in business often face a unique set of challenges, especially when they pursue executive-level positions. By University of Washington Bothell School of Business.

THE LATEST INNOVATIONS AND STRATEGIES IN GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE

washingtonnature.org, Feb. 9, 2018
Today at Cascadia College at UW Bothell, close to 200 green-infrastructure leaders from around Puget Sound are gathering at the third annual Green Infrastructure Summit hosted by Stewardship Partners and the City Habitats Coalition to discuss the latest innovations and strategies.

5 Inspiring Women In STEM at UWB

hercampus.com, Feb. 9, 2018
Alaron Lewis, Joey Shapiro Key, Laurie Anderson, Min Chen, Geetha Thamilarasu.

Oluo to keynote 4th annual Equity and Inclusion Conference at UW Bothell

bothell-reporter.com, Feb. 8, 2018
Ijeoma Oluo will be the keynote speaker at the University of Washington Bothell’s fourth annual Equity and Inclusion Conference.

School District 27J should reconsider shortening its school week

denverpost.com, Feb. 8, 2018
Brighton-based School District 27J is considering moving to a four-day school week with longer school days. According to Dr. Paul T. Hill of the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), districts often overestimate the savings they will achieve from reducing the number of school days. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Washington Solicitor General Noah Purcell speaks on travel ban challenge Thursday at UW Bothell

shorelineareanews.com, Feb. 7, 2018
Noah Purcell, Washington state solicitor general, will speak on the state's challenge to President Trump’s travel ban Thursday at UW Bothell.

Bill Gates’ curriculum conundrum

chalkbeat.org, Feb. 7, 2018
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has a new plan for public schools. An effort to put in place a common enrollment system for district and charter schools — seen by some as a key to the “portfolio model” — has fallen short in Boston. A report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education chalked that up to the “heated rhetoric” resulting from a failed ballot initiative to expand charter schools in 2016. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Distracted? Use This Hack to Get Back On Track

rewire.org, Feb. 7, 2018
We all have days at work when we feel that, try as we might, we just can’t get anything done. Sophie Leroy, an assistant professor in the University of Washington Bothell School of Business calls those lingering worries “attention residue,” and they can prevent you from focusing and hitting your deadlines.

Oklahoma schools go on four-day weeks so teachers can make rent by working at Walmart on Mondays

boingboing.net, Feb. 7, 2018
In 1992, Oklahoma passed a ballot initiative saying that the state could only raise taxes with a three quarters majority in the state assembly, creating a one-way ratchet where every tax cut becomes effectively permanent, including the sweetheart deals cut for frackers and the deep cuts to taxes on the wealthiest residents of the state. Cash-strapped districts that have gone to four-day weeks save 1 or 2 percent at most, says. Paull Hill of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

UW Bothell plan: New student housing, academic buildings

bothell-reporter.com, Feb. 5, 2018
BOTHELL — There is still room to grow. And that’s what University of Washington Bothell is poised to do.

In N.J., new administration giving 'pause' to charter schools

philly.com, Feb. 5, 2018
Kindergartners spun around in hula hoops and chased each other across a gym floor at Camden’s Pride Charter School this week, a joyful explosion of energy as recess began. With controversy over school-choice advocate Betsy DeVos’ selection as U.S. secretary of education, “charters have been kind of wrapped up in school choice and vouchers and associated with the Trump administration. Especially in blue states and cities that tend to be Democrat-oriented, that adds to the politics,” said Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.

UW Bothell plan: New student housing, academic buildings

heraldnet.com, Feb. 5, 2018
BOTHELL — There is still room to grow. And that’s what University of Washington Bothell is poised to do.

Washington Solicitor General Noah Purcell to speak on travel ban challenge on Feb. 8

bothell-reporter.com, Feb. 2, 2018
Washington Solicitor General Noah Purcell will be speaking about President Donald Trump’s travel ban on Feb. 8 from 4 to 5:45 p.m. at UW Bothell’s Activities and Recreation Center.

Buendia becomes campus resource officer at UW Bothell, Cascadia

bothell-reporter.com, Feb. 2, 2018
Bothell Police Officer Bobby Buendia, the new campus resource officer for the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College, began his career in Honolulu, where he was born and attended Hawaii Pacific University on a baseball scholarship.

#MeToo is riding a new wave of feminism in India

www.upi.com, Feb. 2, 2018
Reading other women's #MeToo stories brings back memories of my sexual abuse as a young girl growing up in the late 1970s and 1980s in India. By Alka Kurian, University of Washington, Bothell.

The #MeToo movement marks the rise of a new era in Indian feminism

qz.com, Feb. 2, 2018
Reading other women’s #MeToo stories brings back memories of my sexual abuse as a young girl growing up in the late 1970s and 1980s in India. By Alka Kurian, University of Washington Bothell.

Report: Lack of local venture funding holds Seattle startups back

Bizjounrals.com, Feb. 1, 2018
Seattle has become an innovation hub in recent years, as Silicon Valley tech companies continue to open offices in the Puget Sound region. Researchers from the University of Washington Bothell and Iinnovate Leadership Network surveyed Seattle’s tech ecosystem over the last year using investor interviews and data from PitchBook and Angel.co to see what’s going on and provide a guide to Seattle's tech ecosystem for entrepreneurs.

The Future of the Charter School Movement Requires a New Political Strategy

educationnext.org, Feb. 1, 2018
The national charter movement grew because people from diverse perspectives agreed on the need for a new form of public school free of bureaucratic and union constraints. By Robin J. Lake and Paul Hill of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.


January


Lawmakers asked to back Dreamers

spokesman.com, Jan. 31, 2018
OLYMPIA – Congress should protect “Dreamers” by freezing deportations and allowing them to build a future in the country where they grew up, a resolution in the Legislature says. Another Dreamer, Salvador Salazar who studies at the University of Washington Bothell, said Dreamers need a permanent path to citizenship.

Students lobby for state funded tuition grants

bothell-reporter.com, Jan. 31, 2018
University of Washington students from the Bothell, Seattle, and Tacoma campuses met with lawmakers on Monday to lobby for support of higher education bills during the annual Huskies on the Hill lobby day.

Ed reform think tank declares unified enrollment dead in Boston

baystatebanner.com, Jan. 31, 2018
A year ago, members of the Boston Compact, a team of city, charter school and BPS officials, said they would soon release a plan for unified enrollment, a one-stop process through which parents signing their children up for BPS schools would also be added to the charter school application process. “… [T]he heated rhetoric over the ballot initiative — which focused on how increased charter school enrollments would impact school districts around the state — dealt a fatal blow to the work in Boston,” reads a January 2018 report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), a Washington-based education reform think tank funded by corporate philanthropists including the Gates and Walton foundations. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Students lobby for state funded tuition grants

redmond-reporter.com, Jan. 31, 2018
University of Washington students from the Bothell, Seattle, and Tacoma campuses met with lawmakers on Monday to lobby for support of higher education bills during the annual Huskies on the Hill lobby day.

Lawmakers asked to back Dreamers

spokesman.com, Jan. 31, 2018
OLYMPIA – Congress should protect “Dreamers” by freezing deportations and allowing them to build a future in the country where they grew up, a resolution in the Legislature says. Another Dreamer, Salvador Salazar who studies at the University of Washington Bothell, said Dreamers need a permanent path to citizenship.

Growth of Charter Schools Is Slowing Down. Here's What's Behind the Trend

edweek.org, Jan. 30, 2018
For many years, charter schools have been expanding at an impressive clip in the U.S.—adding thousands of students and hundreds of schools every year. To better understand this nationwide trend, researchers with the Center on Reinventing Public Education zeroed in on the San Francisco Bay Area, a region where a long run of robust charter growth has recently tapered off. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

SEATTLE EDUCATORS, STUDENTS PRIMED FOR “BLACK LIVES MATTER AT SCHOOL” WEEK

southseattleemerald.com, Jan. 30, 2018
Seattle based activists, teachers, and volunteers announced Monday afternoon a new five-day, nationally coordinated action to teach K-12 grade students about institutional racism, black history, and black identity. Hear how University of Washington Bothell Professor of Education Studies and John Muir Elementary parent Wayne Au explores topics of race with his 8-year-old son.

Proposal: The Future of the Charter School Movement Requires a New Political Strategy

the74million.org, Jan. 30, 2018
The national charter movement grew because people from diverse perspectives agreed on the need for a new form of public school free of bureaucratic and union constraints. By Robin Lake,s director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education as well as affiliate faculty at the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell.

UW Bothell, Cascadia College Approve Master Plan

425business.com, Jan. 29, 2018
The University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College approved a 20-year master plan, which includes additional housing and parking for an increased student population.

Career Spent Breaking the Tie in Favor of New Jersey’s Children

the74million.org, Jan. 29, 2018
When then-Gov. Chris Christie announced in 2015 that Chris Cerf would replace the divisive, albeit visionary, Cami Anderson as superintendent of Newark Public Schools, Star-Ledger editor Tom Moran jeered, “if Cerf lasts three years in this job, I’ll light my hair on fire.” Another report, from the Center for Reinventing Public Education, surveyed 50 cities across the country and found that “only about 8 percent of disadvantaged students were enrolled in ‘beat the odds’ schools,” except for one “outlier” — Newark — with “close to 40 percent of students enrolled in ‘beat the odds’ schools in both math and reading.” The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Measuring Up: The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Releases 9th Annual Rankings of

State Public Charter School Laws bizjournals.com, Jan. 29, 2018
WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released its annual state-by-state ranking of public charter school laws, entitled Measuring Up to the Model: A Ranking of State Public Charter School Laws, Ninth Edition. Separate studies by the Center on Reinventing Public Education and Mathematica Policy Research have found that charter school students are more likely to graduate from high school, go on to college, stay in college and have higher earnings in early adulthood. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

UMN research shows planning helps productivity

mndaily.com, Jan. 29, 2018
New research shows focus suffers when tasks are interrupted and workers don’t have a plan in place. The brain has “a hard time letting go” of tasks when interrupted, said co-author Sophie Leroy, a faculty member at the University of Washington and former Carlson professor.

School tragedy set her on course to become a nurse

heraldnet.com, Jan. 29, 2018
MARYSVILLE — A public tragedy was personal for Marysville Pilchuck High School senior Cheyenne Coe, 18, who cites the October 2014 shootings as one part of her emotional drive to become an emergency room nurse. Q: You’re applying to the University of Washington Bothell, and hope to go from there to Everett Community College’s nursing school. After that? A: After working for a few years I plan to go back and get my master’s and maybe be a nurse practitioner as well as in the ER.

Does the big boss really matter in big-city school districts?

washingtonpost.com, Jan. 28, 2018
School district superintendents are often nice people, but boring. Can Paul Hill and Ashley Jochim of the University of Washington save NYC and LA from fractious politics and stopgap solutions? Probably not. But they offer enough shrewd insights to help us decide whether new superintendents in those cities and your city have any hope of progress. Their report for the Center on Reinventing Public Education is titled “Unlocking Potential: How Political Skill Can Maximize Superintendent Effectiveness.” The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

The University of Washington's Dan Berger discusses excesses of incarceration in new book 'Rethinking the American Prison Movement'

newswise.com, Jan 25, 2018
Newswise — Dan Berger is an associate professor in the University of Washington Bothell School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences and the author of many books and articles, including the 2014 book, "Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era."

Bill Robbins to speak at the Anderson School as part of Pub Night Talk series

bothell-reporter.com, Jan. 25, 2018
Pub Night Talk event “The Malheur Occupation and Public Lands in the American West,” co-sponsored by the University of Washington Bothell and McMenamins, will be held at the Anderson School’s Hayne’s Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m.

Feeling hopeless about climate change? There’s a class for that (at UW Bothell)

q13fox.com, Jan. 24, 2018
BOTHELL, Wash. — A new class aims to give hope and comfort to scientists, educators, and activists feeling utterly depressed about climate change. The University of Washington Bothell is offering “Environmental Grief & Climate Anxiety,” a class for those who feel “increasingly hopeless about mass extinctions, melting ice sheets and dying oceans.”

Free upcoming film series to focus on local and global marine shorelines

bothell-reporter.com, Jan. 24, 2018
Snohomish County residents interested in learning more about the Puget Sound and global marine environment are invited to attend a free community film series. Several events will be hosted by UW Bothell, all from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Are Florida prisons suppressing an inmate strike or just lying about it?

washingtonpost.com, Jan. 24, 2018
In the weeks leading up to Martin Luther King Day, prisoners in Florida promised to celebrate in a manner the slain civil rights leader would have appreciated: by going on strike for a month. By Dan Berger, associate professor of comparative ethnic studies at the University of Washington Bothell.

MASTER PLAN APPROVED TO GUIDE UW BOTHELL / CASCADIA COLLEGE CAMPUS DEVELOPMENT

nwnews.com, Jan. 23, 2018
The University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College now have a new campus master plan to help guide development of the campus for the next 20 years.

Pub Night Talk at McMenamins: “The Malheur Occupation and Public Lands in the American West”

shorelineareanews.com, Jan. 23, 2018
Bill Robbins, emeritus distinguished professor of history at Oregon State University, will give a Pub Night Talk on “The Malheur Occupation and Public Lands in the American West,” cosponsored by the University of Washington Bothell and McMenamins.

1st District receives $57 million for infrastructure projects

bothell-reporter.com, Jan 22, 2018
The state capital construction budget passed late on Jan. 18 and will provide funding for numerous 1st District infrastructure projects. Numerous local projects within the 1st District received funding, including: $29.5 million for a new parking structure at Cascadia College, $3 million for UW Bothell for pre-design for a new STEM sciences building.

To Better Focus on a New Task, Try This Plan

govexec.com, Jan. 22, 2018
When you have to switch tasks at work, making a plan to return to and finish the task you’re leaving can help you better focus on the new, interrupting work, according to new research. Taking a minute when interrupted to create a “ready-to-resume” plan can help you disengage and move on, avoiding what Sophie Leroy, an assistant professor in the University of Washington’s Bothell School of Business, calls “attention residue.”

Still Dreaming: HHSA Honors MLK

dailyuw.com, Jan. 22, 2018
Performers approached their art from a social justice oriented lens at the Hip Hop Student Association's "Still Dreaming: A UWHHSA Showcase in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr." at the Ethnic Cultural Theater on Thursday Jan. 18. Essam, a UW Bothell graduate, drove the show home with his politicized rapping.

Master plan approved to guide UW Bothell / Cascadia College campus development

shorelineareanews.com, Jan. 22, 2018
The University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College now have a new campus master plan to help guide development of the Bothell campus for the next 20 years.

The one trick that can help you deal with interruptions at work, according to science

eveningtimes.co.uk, Jan. 20, 2018
Getting constantly interrupted at work can make it hard to focus on the task at hand, but scientists believe they may have an answer to the problem. Sophie Leroy from the University of Washington Bothell School of Business said: “We have to proactively manage the way we transition between tasks to help our attention be more focused and less distracted or divided among everything we have on our plate.

Here's How to Deal With Interruptions at Work, According to Science

sciencealert.com, Jan. 19, 2018
The working day is hectic enough without regular interruptions from your co-workers, your email inbox, and the smartphone in your pocket, but scientists have come up with a formula for keeping your productivity up even on a fragmented schedule. "We have to proactively manage the way we transition between tasks to help our attention be more focused and less distracted or divided among everything we have on our plate," says one of the researchers, Sophie Leroy from the University of Washington Bothell School of Business.

The one trick that can help you deal with interruptions at work, according to science

irishnews.com, Jan. 19, 2018
Getting constantly interrupted at work can make it hard to focus on the task at hand, but scientists believe they may have an answer to the problem. Sophie Leroy from the University of Washington Bothell School of Business said: “We have to proactively manage the way we transition between tasks to help our attention be more focused and less distracted or divided among everything we have on our plate.

CREATING REGIONAL CONNECTIONS—UW BOTHELL ALUMNI AT 21 ACRES

21acres.org, Jan. 18, 2018
UW Bothell Magazine published an excellent article featuring our Volunteer Coordinator, and UW Bothell alum, Gretchen Johnson!

How to Recover from Interruptions

carriermanagement.com, Jan. 17, 2018
Get interrupted at work much? Making a quick plan for returning to and completing the task you’re leaving will help you focus better on the interrupting work, according to new research from the University of Washington.

With Churn at the Nation’s 3 Largest School Districts, Experts Agree: A Good Superintendent Is Hard to Find

the74million.org, Jan. 17, 2018
The recent announcement that Michelle King will retire as superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District by the end of the school year brought several months of uncertainty to a very sad end. Some years ago the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) put out a survey of superintendents titled “The Impossible Job,” recalls Robin Lake, the center’s executive director. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Study finds strategy to recover from interruptions at work

phys.org, Jan. 17, 2018
Get interrupted at work much? Taking a minute when interrupted to create a "ready-to-resume" plan can help you disengage and move on, avoiding what Sophie Leroy, an assistant professor in the UW Bothell School of Business, calls "attention residue"—that is, continuing to worry and think about the last work when you need to pivot fully to the new task.

Report: 'Savvy leadership' necessary to make district-charter collaboration work

educationdive.com, Jan. 17, 2018
Successful district-charter partnerships require “savvy leadership” and intentional efforts to build a coalition that involves city leaders and community organizations, according to a new report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) at the University of Washington Bothell.

Robin Lake: Denver’s Storied Portfolio District Is Starting to Act Like Just Another City School System

the74million.org, Jan. 16, 2018
Denver Public Schools hosts endless visits from civic and district leaders looking for ways to reinvent public education. By Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education as well as affiliate faculty at the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell.

Diversity By Design

425business.com, Jan. 15, 2018
The tech industry recently has made headlines for unenviable reasons. Anemic diversity demographics and sexual harassment issues are top of mind for students and staff at the University of Washington Bothell’s Digital Future Lab.

Underinsured Americans increasingly reliant on medical crowdfunding

lifehealthpro.ca, Jan. 15, 2018
As the current US administration moves to alter healthcare policy, effectively reducing the federal government’s responsibility in ensuring coverage for all Americans, more and more families are being exposed to huge medical costs. According to a University of Washington Bothell study of 200 GoFundMe medical campaigns, nine out of 10 efforts did not meet their goals.

Rotary honors Students of the Month at Everett high schools

heraldnet.com, Jan. 14, 2018
The Rotary Club of Everett honors Students of the Month from local high schools. Honored from Everett High School were Karia Equihua, who intends to pursue a business degree from the University of Washington Bothell.

Housing market update: Low inventory does not reduce demand

bothell-reporter.com, Jan 11, 2018
The number of homes available for purchase in December 2017, was exceptionally low in both Bothell and Kenmore, even by “typical” end-of-year standards. In Bothell, Spencer surmises that the Sammamish River Trail and the University of Washington Bothell are attractive, as well as the overall mix of metropolitan amenities with the charm of a walkable downtown.

What are the crows talking about? Researchers are listening in

tribstar.com, Jan. 11, 2018
Another winter. Another congregation of crows in Terre Haute. Researchers at the University of Washington’s campus in Bothell may uncover some answers about how crows communicate and react to each other, and to outside forces.

Whitmire: Want to Serve Student Interests in District-Charter Partnerships? New Study Advises Tackling the Adult Politics First

the74million.org, Jan. 11, 2018
Few among us can resist the “You’re Doing It Wrong” journalistic fad, in which experts weigh in on the truly correct way to, let’s say, fry an egg or wash your hands. That YDIW phenomenon came to mind as I read the new study from the Center on Reinventing Public Education on the tricky politics behind district-charter collaborations. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

1st District legislators talk priorities for 2018 session

bothell-reporter.com, Jan. 9, 2018
Washington’s 1st Legislative District held its inaugural legislative kick-off event last week for constituents to hear the priorities for the 2018 session that started Monday. University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College hosted 1st District Sen. Guy Palumbo and Reps. Shelley Kloba and Derek Stanford.

Metro pilot program in Bothell offers alternative modes of transportation

bothell-reporter.com, Jan. 9, 2018
A new rideshare program has started up with King County Metro. University of Washington Bothell community transportation coordinator Kristi Dreessen helped with the beginning stages of Community Van as it was implemented in Bothell and Woodinville.

UCLA initiative promotes school collaboration to improve math performance

edsource.org, Jan. 9, 2018
In bringing together principals of charter schools and regular public schools, a new university-based initiative is attempting to salve wounds inflicted by the rawest conflict in the nation’s second-largest district. The network could be a model to help L.A. Unified promote more collaboration between charters and district-managed schools, said Robin Lake, director of the Seattle-based Center on Reinventing Public Education, a University of Washington Bothell institute that has studied district-charter collaborations nationwide.

The Fatal Attraction of a Murder of Crows

thestranger.com, Jan. 5, 2018
We can not forgive the opening sentence of this almost interesting Seattle Times piece, "What’s with all the cawing? UW team eavesdrops on crows": "If a congregation of crows is called a murder, then the nightly gathering at North Creek Wetlands could be described as a massacre." That said, the story, which concerns the 16,000 or so crows that, at the end of the day, meet and make a lot of noise at North Creek Wetlands near UW Bothell, has a piece of information that's astonishing—even mind-bending: that massive community of crows is not all that many, relatively speaking.

Public school choice is harder than it looks

washingtonpost.com, Jan. 5, 2018
Few cities have done more to make public school choice accessible than the District. According to a recent report by the Center on Reinventing Public Education, our research partner, low-income families and families of color are much less likely to enroll in the city’s top-rated schools.

Intervention: Tension as Creative Material

thestranger.com, Jan. 2018
Art Events. UW Bothell Discovery Hall Tues Jan 9, 4:30-6 pm Thea Q. Tagle will moderate a discussion with contemporary artist Indira Allegra and UW faculty member/artist Anida Yoeu Ali. In room 061.

UW Bothell’s Ali combines art with social justice

bothell-reporter.com, Jan. 4, 2018
It was a cold Tuesday morning in early December. While these images could be taken from a refugee camp, this was the scene of an on-campus art installation at the University of Washington Bothell.

First class of UW-Gonzaga med school partnership finishes Foundations

gonzagabulletin.com, Jan. 4, 2018
Spokane is about to benefit from the endless hours of classroom-based learning, clinical studies and lab experiences completed by the inaugural 60 students of University of Washington School of Medicine and Gonzaga Regional Health Partnership. “Being on a campus that focuses on the whole person, in their education, on their focusing on developing people, is a good reminder of what it means to be a good physician. It’s a good place to learn medicine in that context,” said Justin Thompson, who graduated from UW Bothell.

What’s with all the cawing? UW team eavesdrops on crows

seattletimes.com, Jan. 3, 2018
BOTHELL — If a congregation of crows is called a murder, then the nightly gathering at North Creek Wetlands could be described as a massacre. “It’s really spectacular,” said UW Bothell biologist Douglas Wacker.

Go Fund Yourself

motherjones.com, January / February
Two days after receiving a diagnosis of stage 4 breast cancer, Marisa Rahdar had to figure out how to beg for her life. But 90 percent of GoFundMe campaigns fail to meet their target, according to a small study by Lauren Berliner and Nora Kenworthy, professors at the Univer­sity of Washington Bothell.

The growing debate over four-day school weeks

trustedk12.com, Jan. 3, 2018
It might seem like a dream scenario for students—and some teachers: One less day of school each week. Writing for the Brookings Institution’s Brown Center on Education Policy, Paul T. Hill and Georgia Heyward of the Center on Reinventing Public Education question not only the academic benefits of four-day school weeks, but also the potential budget savings of the approach—especially in rural districts, where the four-day week has been particularly popular. CRPE is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.